Use the following online catalogs to find books (or videos, microforms, etc.) on your topic:
URSUS Begin with URSUS, the University of Maine System library catalog, that also includes holdings from the Bangor Public Library, Maine State Library, Maine State Archives, and Maine State Law & Legislative Reference Library
MaineCat If you want to broaden your search beyond the University of Maine system, you can search the Maine statewide catalog. You can place requests for items within MaineCat to have them delivered to UMaine.
WorldCat Want to see what else has been written on your topic? WorldCat is a directory of books (and many other types of sources) held in libraries across the country and in many parts of the world. You can place requests for items within WorldCat to have them delivered to UMaine.
The following databases represent a selection of the options available to you for finding scholarly articles for your final paper or review. Many of these databases will allow you to limit your results to scholarly articles or scholarly journals. If you are unsure if you have found a scholarly article (versus an article from the popular press, or from a trade publication), use the following guide.
Looking for other databases? See the full list here.
Full-text access to scholarly articles from fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others.
Includes current, full-text journals from ethnic and minority presses, as well as historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. Limit to scholarly journals in the Advanced Search.
Bibliographic information on more than 180,000 U. S. and international journals, newspapers, newsletters, and other serials, as well as contact information for 85,000 publishers. Can search for scholarly, peer reviewed journals. Limiters include frequency of publication, country of publication, active journals, and language of publication.
Full text of more than 2200 U.S. and international news sources including the New York Times (1999 to present), Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title.
Index to and full text coverage of four Maine newspapers. Database includes comprehensive coverage of the Bangor Daily News (12/3/92-present) and the Portland Press Herald (10/30/95-present). Selected business coverage of the Central Maine Morning Sentinel (8/12/93-8/27/97) and Maine Times (2/4/95-present). Updated regularly.